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Charles M. Braga, Jr. Memorial Bridge

Charles M. Braga & Jr. Memorial Bridge

General Information

Structural Type: Warren type truss bridge
Function / usage: Motorway bridge / freeway bridge
Completed in: 1965
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Fall River, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA, North America
Somerset, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA, North America
Carries
  • Interstate I-195
Crosses
  • Taunton River

Technical Information

Dimensions

width 30.88 m
total length 1 761.7 m
clearance 41.1 m
span lengths of main bridge 116.4 m - 256.0 m - 116.4 m

Materials

deck reinforced concrete
truss steel

Chronology

1989

Major overhaul.

Notes

Longest span in Massachusetts.
Longest overall bridge in Massachusetts

Participants

Owner
Consulting engineers
Contractor
Rehabilitation
Consulting engineers
Contractor

Relevant Web Sites

Relevant Publications

There is no relevant literature listed in the database.

Internal Information
Structure-ID: s0007908
Created: 10/02/2003
Last Updated: 07/10/2013